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New York Times, Saturday, August 29, 1964

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1964, The New York TimesNo. 5,508

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Singers. : BASSI
6. One pound sterling: Brit. slang. : QUID
10. Family group. : CLAN
14. Up and about. : ASTIR
15. Boss or knob. : UMBO
16. Hour: Sp. : HORA
17. Lariat. : RIATA
18. Indifferent. : APATHETIC
20. Student group. : SEMINAR
22. Atomic pile. : REACTOR
23. Barley water. : PTISAN
25. Salt-water fish. : SKATE
26. Toujours ___. : GAI
28. Monk. : CENOBITE
31. Departed. : WENT
33. Detoured. : TURNEDOFF
37. Hence. : ERGO
38. Couch. : DIVAN
39. Above: Ger. : UBER
40. NASA items. : NOSECONES
42. Request. : PLEA
43. Passed away. : DECEASED
46. ___ Khan. : ALY
47. Quechuans. : INCAS
50. Greatest. : UTMOST
52. Was of value. : COUNTED
55. Pardons, old style. : ASSOILS
58. Knickknacks. : BRICABRAC
60. In motion. : AFOOT
61. Colliery. : MINE
62. Call's partner. : BECK
63. ___ dancer, itinerant laborer. : GANDY
64. Droops. : SAGS
65. Poses. : SITS
66. County of England. : ESSEX
Down
1. Stars' partners. : BARS
2. Where Hanoi is: Fr. : ASIE
3. Folk dance sound effects. : STAMPINGS
4. ___ out. : SITIT
5. Of Persia. : IRANIC
6. Isolate. : QUARANTINE
7. Baseball figure. : UMP
8. Ironworker's item. : IBAR
9. ___ on. : DOTE
10. Investigated (with "on"). : CHECKEDUP
11. Actress Crabtree. : LOTTA
12. In upheaval. : ARIOT
13. Mother-of-pearl. : NACRE
19. Urgency. : HASTE
21. Ibsen girl. : ASE
24. ___ riche. : NOUVEAU
26. Actress Verdon. : GWEN
27. Space age prefix. : AERO
29. Important matters: Colloq. : BRASSTACKS
30. Tavern. : INN
32. Ballets. : TOEDANCES
34. Offerings of thanksgiving. : OBLATIONS
35. Sense. : FEEL
36. Brawl. : FRAY
38. Sneezy's brother. : DOC
41. ___ dire. : CESTA
44. Letters. : EMS
45. Doctor's concern. : DOSAGE
47. Missiles. : ICBMS
48. Water wheel used in Spain. : NORIA
49. Prompting. : CUING
51. Lounges. : SOFAS
53. Recedes. : EBBS
54. Three: Ger. : DREI
56. Metallic vein. : LODE
57. Charon's river. : STYX
59. Play. : ACT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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